Alluring Lady Luck

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1980s & '90s

Vito Zuppardo, Sr.

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Inspired by a True Story by the man Behind the most Exclusive High-Stakes Gaming party jets to Casino around the World.


Action, Crime, Drama, Family,

Short Summary

ALLURING LADY LUCK features PETER FRANZELLA, a casino hotshot who begins playing cards when he’s only 9 years old. By the time he’s of age, Peter knows every gambler in town: doctors, lawyers, judges, politicians, and bookmakers. And he knows he’s going to capitalize on it. Then Peter’s luck change

His addiction takes over and it might be too late to win his wife back. Claudia uncovers details that prove Vito’s innocence. He has to choose family over money. They board a private jet back to New Orleans, never to return to alluring cities with casinos.


New Orleans and Las Vegas. Locations have been scouted including casino shots and sound stages at Celtic Studios all in Baton Rouge, LA. This will allow a film tax credit.

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Rags to Riches

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Nudity

Main Character Details

Name: Vito Franzella

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Underdog, Visionary, Aggressive, Confident, Desperate, Aspiring, Manipulative, Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Moe his bodyguard and side kick

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Badass, Clumsy, Crazy, Criminal, Faithful

Additional Character Details

Name: Claudia Franzella

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Beautiful, Charming, Educated, Faithful, Funny, Naive, Romantic

Additional Character Details


Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Criminal, Aggressive, Badass, Beautiful, Charming, Blunt, Complex

Development Pitch

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2015

Hard Copy Available



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